Weight Loss Surgery In Iran

Weight Loss Surgery In Iran

Weight-loss surgery

Obesity is defined as a medical condition where excessive body fat has accumulated to a point where it threatens the person’s health. One of the useful treatments of this condition is Liposuction. Laparoscopic surgery in Iran has long lasting weight loss result. Obesity can limit a patient’s activity and mobility and negatively affects their lifestyle.

Weight loss surgery, technically called bariatric surgery, includes a range of procedures with the aim of helping people with obesity lose weight in a relatively short period of time. Studies suggest that weight loss surgery causes a significant long-term weight loss, leading to improvements in obesity-related health conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and high blood pressure.


Iran provides a wide range of weight loss treatment and also surgeries for a long-term weight loss result such as medication assisted weight loss procedures, Bariatric surgery, Lap Banding, Sleeve Gastrostomy, Gastric and Bypass surgery. Such medical treatments are not only conducted fast, the results are also guaranteed. Obesity and weight loss treatment and surgeries are generally only an option for people who suffer from an overweight between 30 kg and 200 kg.

Most doctors and experts may first suggest a wide variety of treatments such as behavior modification, dieting, and exercise. Sometimes a doctor will prescribe medications. In case of not positively responding to such method, surgery can be a viable choice.

These procedures can lead to a remarkable reduction of obesity-related medical complications, such as heart disease and diabetes. The hospitals in Iran provide full healthcare services, very stable weight loss results (with a very low return result of eight regain) and very affordable prices compared to procedures with the same standards in quality in other countries of the world.


Weight loss surgery is very popular in Iran. According to a report published in 2017, more than 7000 bariatric surgeries are performed in the country each year. If you are looking for a safe and affordable weight loss procedure outside your home country, you might as well consider adding Iran to your list of options for three reasons.

Excellent Doctors: Having completed fellowships in laparoscopic bariatric surgery and performed meriods of procedures, Iranian bariatric surgeons possess the practical know-how in this field.

Affordable Prices: Weight loss surgery in Iran is offered at very attractive and affordable costs compared to other countries. Refer to ‘weight loss surgery cost in Iran’ section below.

No Waiting Lists: As a foreign health tourist, you will not have to stay on a waitlist for a long time for a bariatric surgery in Iran. If a medical facilitator has already arranged your procedure, just a few days will be all it takes for your treatment to be fully done in Iran.


Having been ranked among the best and most experienced in the world, Iranian surgeons are graduated from top medical universities often with Master of Surgery degree. Most of them have also pursued advanced fellowships in bariatric surgery at elite American and European universities and hospitals.

Bariatric doctors in Iran exploit the most state-of-the-art medical technologies and approaches to perform weight loss surgeries. Using advanced laparoscopic techniques, Iranian bariatric doctors offer minimally-invasive weight loss surgeries of different types. The fact that one of the most popular weight loss surgeries (gastric plication) was originally pioneered by an Iranian surgeon is a testament to the great competence of Iranian doctors in this field.


Depending on the type of weight loss procedure you wish to have, the cost of a weight loss surgery in Iran ranges from $2000 to $5000, including all costs (doctor’s and clinic’s fee, anesthesia, tests, medicine). If you prefer to pay for an all-inclusive package that includes all other services such as flight, hotel, transfer, interpreter and so on, a weight loss surgery in Iran would cost you some $500 to $700 more.

We (Iranhrc) are proud to provide you with the medical tour of Iran where you can have your weight loss surgery done by skillful Iranian doctors.

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